Welcome!

My name is Will Duchon. I live in Stratford, CT.


In 2003 I encountered Mr. Shane Watson, who is currently serving a 25 year to life sentence for second-degree murder. After careful review of the case transcripts, police reports, trial transcripts and other documentation, it became clear to me that Shane is not guilty of this crime. His case is an example of flawed "eyewitness" testimony, an incredibly flimsy prosecution, and essentially a travesty of justice. Shane is 50 years old, and has been in prison since 1993.

I followed up my suspicions about the case with Dr. Jennifer Dysart, currently a professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in NYC. Her SUMMARY confirmed my suspicions.



Along with some dedicated friends from Pleasantville Presbyterian Church in Pleasantville, NY, Monroe Congregational Church in Monroe, CT, the fine attorney Robert Boyle of New York City, and our dedicated investigator Doug Walters of Chicago, I am seeking to have Shane's conviction overturned so that ultimately, he will be free to enjoy his life.



This blog is simply a way to share Shane's story as well as new and current information regarding his case. I encourage you to read the posts that describe the details of his case. It is also an opportunity to learn about how flawed the criminal justice system is.

For details of the Shane Watson case, please read the SUMMARY by our investigator, Doug Walters.






Thank you for visiting.

Shane Watson's mailing address:


Mr. Shane Watson

93A 9384

PO Box 8

Otisville, NY 10963



































































Monday, June 17, 2013

How To Donate

Donating to The Opus 30 Mission is easy:

VIA PAYPAL: Donations via PayPal can be made easily through the PayPal device on the homepage of this blog. (www.opusthirty.blogspot.com)

VIA REGULAR MAIL: Checks should me made payable to "The Opus 30 Mission". The mailing address:
 
The Opus 30 Mission
c/o Will Duchon
8 Peak Avenue
Milford, CT 06460
 
 
Thank you! Our goal is $7000, towards legal fees and related expenses.
 
 
 
Why not drop Shane a line today? A short letter would go a long way towards reminding Shane that he is not alone. The mailing address is:
 
Mr. Shane Watson
DIN 93A9384
c/o Green Haven Correctional Facility
PO Box 4000
Stormville, NY 12582

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